Great Bars 2013: Founding Farmers (Potomac)
Comments () | Published March 18, 2013
75 Great Bars (2013)

Founding Farmers - Potomac
Address: 12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854
Phone: 301-340-8783
Neighborhood: Potomac/Cabin John
Opening Hours: Open for breakfast Monday through Friday 7 to 11; Open for lunch and dinner Monday 11 to 10; Tuesday through Thursday 11 to 11; Friday 11 to midnight; Saturday 2 to midnight; Sunday 2 to 10.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Wheaton
Reservations: Recommended
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups

It’s like drinking inside a farmer’s larder. At this outpost of the farm-to-table eatery, you’ll find a cozy bar lined with colorful benches and jars of squash, tomatoes, and other garden yields. The emphasis on seasonal and local extends to drinks, and fresh-pressed juices, infused liquors, and house-made sodas inform an extensive list of refreshing cocktails (though no-frills booze-lovers can find martinis and other potent pours). Top-notch bar snacks such as deviled eggs and soy-glazed wings sprinkled with ginger and scallions ensure that you won’t drink on an empty stomach. Insider tip: Head bartender Jaclyn Beasley plays with off-menu specials—a Vieux CarrĂ© among them—for those in the know. Open daily.

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